Jodie Sweetin talks about being an LGBTQ ally as a priority
by Ana Walia | Thu, 15 Dec 2022 21:23:58 GMT
Jodie Sweetin talks about being an LGBTQ ally as a priority. Image Source: People  

Jodie Sweetin talks about being an LGBTQ ally as a priority.

Actress Jodie Sweetin recently told Denny Directo at The Wrap's Power Women Summit that she takes her role as an enthusiastic proponent for marginalized and oppressed groups very sincerely and that she uses her speech and platform to fight for equality at every opportunity she gets.

Jodie stated that she was overjoyed when the Respect for Marriage Act was enacted because she knew that it was something that many people were worried about, and she was trying to advocate for it, and it makes her so happy.

During the conversation, the Fuller House alum stated that she feels so proud and happy and lucky to be at the frontline and to participate in these conversations because being given a public framework to endorse for transformation is a chance not to be missed. Jodie stated that she believes that if an individual has a voice and a framework, they must be vocal and use it regardless of what others think of their viewpoint.

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Jodie also stated that she enjoys the work she does even though she understands that not everybody has the desire or time to get up and do what she seems to do and that she regards it as an obligation that she takes very sincerely. With the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization realizing reversing Roe v. Wade and continued to increase threats to innumerable equal rights laws, Jodie Sweetin says she doesn't think it's an option to let other people fight.

The actress expressed concern that people will no longer be able to simply sit on the sidelines, adding that she does not believe people will be able to do so. It's getting strange here... it's scary, so they have to get involved. She stated that when she is afraid, she goes to work. That means she will do something, change anything really, or immerse herself in something, which she attempts and just does.

Jodie Sweetin moderated a panel on the documentary The Janes, which recalls the true story of a small group of women in Chicago who formed a clandestine, underground network to assist women in need of safe, reasonably priced unwanted pregnancies, focus on saving lives, and protect women's women's healthcare, at The Wrap's Power Women Summit. The actress stated that reproductive rights and abortion treatment are very essential to her and that as a woman fighting for women's freedom and rights, there is no better time than now to have that discussion. She stated that, especially at panels like this, where amazing women are present, she is simply blown away to be among them.

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Jodie Sweetin goes on to discuss Stephen "tWitch" Boss and wants to express her shock at the news, noting that their children attended the same school and that she and he were all in college together. The actress claimed that she did contact his wife, Allison Holker and that she simply messaged her, not expecting anything at all in return, but merely seeking her to know she is loved. The actress had also left a comment on People's post on social media that announced the death of Stephen's passing away by writing that she is so heartbroken with the news adding that it cannot be real. 

Stephen "tWitch" Boss passed away at the age of 40 on Tuesday and it was discovered that he died of suicide as his body was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound by the housekeeping and management of Oak Tree Inn. Allison Holker confirmed the news of her husband's untimely death and sources have said that even though she is devastated with the news and is trying to process that the love of her life will longer be with her when she wakes up, Allison is keeping herself strong for the kids. 

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255).